Detectives Arrest 2 Clerks Over Theft in Lands Ministry

Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) detectives have today, 26th November arrested two clerks linked to theft of computers and an assortment of computer components from the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning.

According to the DCI, the officers who were attached to the Special Services Unit (SSU) the items were stolen on 24th November from the Ministry’s headquarters in Nairobi, and a report filed at Kilimani Police Station.

Humphrey Wairori Wanyonyi and Pius Mutune Wambua had been contracted to digitise records at the National Lands Commission (NLC).

“The two led officers to Wanyonyi’s house where six CPU, ten hard drives, three DVD drives, three motherboards, three power supplies, nine new sticky notes, 12 used sticky notes, four used masking tapes and one HP laptop with its charger were recovered, ” DCI said in a statement.

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The suspects were taken to court on a miscellaneous application for police custodial orders and they have been remanded for three days to appear in court on 30th November.

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